From stories that take you to the stars, to stories that span into other times and realms, to stories set in the magical now, Reclaim the Stars takes the Latin American diaspora to places fantastical and out of this world.
Follow princesses warring in space, haunting ghost stories in Argentina, mermaids off the coast of the Caribbean, swamps that whisper secrets, and many more realms explored and unexplored; this stunning collection of seventeen short stories breaks borders and realms to prove that stories are truly universal.
Reclaim the Stars features both bestselling and acclaimed authors as well as two new voices in the genres: Vita Ayala, David Bowles, J.C. Cervantes, Zoraida Córdova, Sara Faring, Romina Garber, Isabel Ibañez, Anna-Marie McLemore, Yamile Saied Méndez, Nina Moreno, Circe Moskowitz, Maya Motayne, Linda Raquel Nieves Pérez, Daniel José Older, Claribel A. Ortega, Mark Oshiro and Lilliam Rivera.
Zoraida Córdova is the acclaimed author of more than two dozen novels and short stories, including the Brooklyn Brujas series, Star Wars: The High Republic: Convergence, and The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina. In addition to writing novels, she serves on the board of We Need Diverse Books, and is the co-editor of the bestselling anthology Vampires Never Get Old, as well as the cohost of the writing podcast, Deadline City. She writes romance novels as Zoey Castile. Zoraida was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, and calls New York City home. When she’s not working, she’s roaming the world in search of magical stories.
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"Full of immersive and imaginative stories that will transport you to worlds and realms of adventure, love, friendship, community, and the fantastical that lives in all of us." - Shondaland, The Best Anthologies (So Far) to Read This Year
"Those reading [...] will be overjoyed to venture to distant lands and times with these distinct, imaginative
tales." - Booklist, starred review
"Magnetic and artfully curated [...] [A] visionary anthology." - Publishers Weekly, starred review
"There is a little something for everyone in this powerful, essential anthology." - Kirkus, starred review
"Read this one cover to cover." - Lightspeed Magazine
"Latinx teens will relish the opportunity to be seen and heard by members of their own community while other teens will see new or different experiences and perspectives." - Locus Magazine
"The Latin American diaspora is awe-inspiring in this SF/fantasy anthology depicting strong-willed teens seeking love, justice, acknowledgment and selfhood across spectacular settings." - Shelf Awareness
"A much-needed and magical anthology." - Buzzfeed, 23 New Fantasy And Science Fiction Novels To Read This Winter